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KentuckyOne Health Partners adds 10 skilled nursing facilities in Lexington

KentuckyOne Health Partners, part of KentuckyOne Health, is making strides to provide more accountable, coordinated care for those in need of skilled nursing care in Lexington. The organization has added 10 skilled nursing facilities to the KentuckyOne Health Partners network, the largest accountable care organization in the state and a clinically integrated network. A meeting

Local business ranks 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S.

TEG Architects, a Jeffersonville-headquartered architectural and interior design firm, was named 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, annually ranks firms based on volume of projects. TEG ranked amongst the top architectural firms with completed

KentuckyOne Health Partners adds 10 skilled nursing facilities in Lexington

KentuckyOne Health Partners, part of KentuckyOne Health, is making strides to provide more accountable, coordinated care for those in need of skilled nursing care in Lexington. The organization has added 10 skilled nursing facilities to the KentuckyOne Health Partners network, the largest accountable care organization in the state and a clinically integrated network. A meeting

Ebola missteps

Questions have been raised regarding the United States’ policy to control drug-resistant bacteria.  In an article published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, it is explained that evidence regarding the efficacy of identifying and isolating MRSA carriers, along with destroying the bacteria, has been distorted.  According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, MRSA

Jan Gordon, left, and Treeva Frames-Baisas of Spencerian College

Spencerian College’s Treeva Frames-Baisas Named Instructor of the Year

Treeva Frames-Baisas of Spencerian College has received the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools (KACCS) 2014 Instructor of the Year award. Frames-Baisas joined the Spencerian College Louisville family in 2008 as a nursing clinical instructor. She is now teaching in both didactic and clinical classes and also serves as the college’s Clinical Coordinator staffing

Government Affairs

Kentucky Nonsub Certificate of Need Applications: No More Waiting

By Mark Leach With a new regulation, there is now no more waiting for nonsubstantive review CON applications … when timely filed.  Kentucky’s Certificate of Need (CON) program is going through a process of modernization. As part of this, a newregulation changes the application process for those that receive nonsubstantive review. Before, nonsubstantive review (“nonsub”) applicants

Features

Business associates or covered entities, take heed

You are now directly liable for violations of the Privacy and Security Rule and may need to enter into additional business associate agreements. Traditionally, the obligations of a business associate to comply with the Privacy and Security Rules promulgated under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) were the result of contractual obligations contained in an agreement between the business associate and a covered entity (health plans, healthcare

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